Prague has always had a great reputation for education and creativity, but it’s also a flourishing hub for international business, media and IT. With its low cost of living, thriving arts and music scene, and ample job opportunities, both local and international students feel at home in the Czech capital. Click on the video to find out more about their experience of living in this vibrant university city.
Prague is safe, has a low cost of living and a thriving international arts and music scene. Students come to study and soak up the beautiful city and incredible surroundings, and many stay to start their careers, open new businesses, become designers or join international firms. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, artist, designer, IT or media professional, Prague has opportunities for everyone.
Cost of Living
Prague is considered a very affordable city. You will find that the prices of food and transport are considerably lower than in most European capital cities. You can compare your cost of living here.
In the Czech Republic, the weather is seasonal and moderate, and with a landscape of mountains and forests you can enjoy skiing in the winter as well as camping and biking in the summer.
It's relatively easy to find part-time work while studying, as well as full-time jobs on completion of a programme. International and local companies are keen to hire candidates who speak English and other languages and who come with the right qualifications, and many students find placements through our Industry Network.
Prague has an extensive and well-organized public transport system that can quickly get you anywhere in the city. Trams are the most popular form of transport, running non-stop throughout the day and night. With the same ticket or pass, you can also ride buses and the three lines of the easily navigable metro system. The modern airport and multiple rail terminals offer easy access to the city, and the opportunity to explore the rest of Europe.
Prague has very low crime rates and is considered a safe place to live. The student residences and the college campuses provide a safe and secure environment for living and study.
Our students enjoy a rich social life, mingling with other local and international students inside and outside the university. Additionally, you will find an extensive international scene with people from all over the world living in and enjoying this beautiful city!